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Turborevs SMIC - what logs to take before and after fitting

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    [Jan 17, 2012]
    iv had a turborevs smic that i purchased quite a few months ago that i plan on fitting tomorrow, (i know a fmic would have been a better choice for performance gains but i bought this without really doing too much research into other options :keule: )


    i want to run some logs before and after fitting to see if i have made any improvements by fitting this.

    im going to log block 004 which is the intake air temp, are there any other blocks that might be worth logging?


    its a 1.8t aum
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    003 - MAF g/s

    115 - Boost (requested vs actual)

    118 - Air Intake Temp

    Hope it all goes well bud :)
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    Cheers fella, will post up the results once it's fitted, aiming for tomorrow weather permitting
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    [Jan 18, 2012]
    got some logs done this morning, got the ic fitted,
    no results as of yet as the temp rose by 4 degrees between my 2 logging sessions, but on the plus side it has cured my boost leak :yahoo:

    need to modify the ducting to the ic now as the origional one dosnt quite fit, then attempt logging again
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    Sounds good matey. Does it feel any stronger?

    Get some pics up if you took any!
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    yea it does feel like its improved, hopfully its not just because iv stoped the boost leak

    have a few pics of my progress i'll get em up on here tomorrow
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    heres a few pics

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    will do a propper write up once i have got all my logging done, its still too hot today :sorry:
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    [Jan 19, 2012]
    yeah man its pretty fat that like be good to see what difference it makes, i was going to get one but bought a fmic instead
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    [Jan 19, 2012]
    I fitted the same kit a few months ago in my agu and it make quite a difference. I didn't get the chance to log any before and after readings but I am sure there is a substantial improvement to the air temperature.
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    [Jan 19, 2012]
    Did you refit the ducting, I did some logs with and without it,
    It is defiantly worth refitting it, did take a bit of hacking to get it back on tho
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    [Jan 19, 2012]
    Ran a couple more logs today, still a little to warm today but I thought I would give it a go any how

    [​IMG]

    I'm pleased that it has not got any worse even with the ambient still a couple of deg higher

    (Sorry for the poor quality pic)
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    [Jan 19, 2012]
    is yours car mapped mate? those inlet temps seem VERY low on a standard SMIC.

    My stage 1 AUM regularly reaches 57-58 degree inlet temps during summer, and still goes over 50 degrees after sustained abuse even in the current cold weather!
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    [Jan 19, 2012]
    As far as I'm aware it's standard,
    It was slightly raining and I did an off boost cruse just before I did a 3rd gear WOT run on the standard Ic

    Ambient temp was 8 deg c
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